Category Archive: French Food from France

Roasted Salmon with Mustard-Herb Sauce

  Salmon is a very healthy fish so it should be eaten often.  I know a lot of people say they do not like salmon because it is too “fishy.”  I find that… Continue reading

Roasted Pork Loin with Wild Mushrooms

This is a recipe inspired by my favorite celebrity chef, Eric Ripart.  You’ve perhaps seen him on PBS, Avec Eric, or maybe as a judge on Top Chef, or perhaps you’ve eaten at… Continue reading

It Pays to Read the Labels

Guess where you can get some of the best recipes?  No.  Not from Grandma or Mommy.  Well, I guess they do have some of the best recipes; at least yours do.  My mother… Continue reading

Jacques Pepin’s Chicken Thighs

I really appreciate Jacques Pepin’s cooking style.  His food is elegant, yet easy enough for the home cook to master.  If you ever watch any of his shows on PBS you will see… Continue reading

French Country Chicken

This chicken recipe is full of flavor because it is made with Herbs de Provence.  If you cannot find it, here is a recipe (within a recipe!):

Chicken Roulades

This is a variation (and I hope improvement) to Chicken Cordon Bleu.  Chicken Courdon Bleu is traditionally breaded and deep fried.  Sometimes it is baked in an attempt to healthify it and lessen… Continue reading

Cod with Creamy Pea Puree

I live on Long Island so you’d think it would be easy to obtain fresh seafood. Not so!  At least I haven’t been able to locate the mythical fresh seafood store yet. Last… Continue reading

Cranberry Compote

Compote refers to fruit stewed in syrup.  In this case that syrup is maple.  Cranberries are great because they are very healthy since they have virtually zero fat, they are low carb, high… Continue reading